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Prof. Dr. Claus F. Claussen, Neurootological Research Institute of the Research Society for Smell, Taste, Hearing and Equilibrium Disorders at Bad Kissingen (4-G-F). Bad Kissingen, Germany.
Dr. med. Julia M. Bergmann,
Dr. med. Guillermo O. Bertora,
Otoneuroophthalmological Neurophysiology,
Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Otoneuroophthalmological Neurophysiology,
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The effect of music therapy on the early diagnosis of sensoneural hearing loss baby; pilot study of total care

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to present the results of a pilot study of early detection of sensoneural hearing loss and early intervention to use music therapy, in order to demonstrate the applications of music therapy, and to measure systematically some of its effects on babies.
Subjects for this study were 40 babies (22 female and 18 male) and their family. Babies’ age range was under one year old. Music therapist gave 45 minuets music therapy session for once a month, each subject had total of 8 times. The results of this study showed that 40 out of 11 babies (27.5%) had more than 20dB differences in their ABR examinations. Videotape analysis showed that baby and family communication became better during music therapy sessions.
This pilot study provides an importance of early detection and early intervention, explains the role of music therapy, establishes early intervention tool as a use of music therapy, and to improve the baby and their family’s life who are diagnoses as a sensoneural hearing loss.

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